Armeria maritima 'Alba' / White Seathrift / Seeds

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Armeria maritima 'Alba' / White Seathrift / Seeds

A white variety of Sea Thrift with pompom flowers from May to July/August.   Plants form a neat mound of grass-like leaves,and grow to a height of 15-20cm.  They look good in rock and gravel gardens, in pots and as edging.

Sea Thrift grows best in sun to part shade and in poor, well drained gritty soil.  Plants tolerate dry, windy and coastal situations.
 

Pack of 30 seeds.  Sow in spring to autumn.  Sowing instructions and a colour photo are printed on the packet.


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Hardiness Hardy evergreen perennial (RHS Hardiness H5)
Flowers May to July/August
Height 15 - 20cm
Spread 15 - 30cm
Conditions  Grow in sun to part-shade and poor, well-drained gritty soil
Sow

Sow in spring to autumn.  Soak seeds for 2 days in hand-hot water, changing the water every 12 hours.  Then sow in moist well drained seed compost and just cover with a layer of compost or vermiculite.  Keep at 18-20C and germination takes 2-3 weeks.  Pot up when seedlings are big enough to handle and grow on. Plant out in the garden after the last frost.  

Grow

These are evergreen plants and need little care once established.  Deadhead to prolong flowers and remove older leaves as necessary.